Zoostock Challenge 5K Run/Walk held in Lansford
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Winning in the category of Cancer Survivors were Susie Bortnick, left, and Delmar Phillips, right, pictured with race director Katie Boccella.
David Barachie, 26, of Nesquehoning and Lyndsey Gallagher, 15, of Northampton, were the top overall male and female winners in the eighth annual Zoostock Challenge 5k Run/Walk. The event took place on May 31.
This year, over 70 participants took on the 3.1-mile course, which stretched through the streets and roads of Lansford ending at The Sports Zoo and Halftime Bar Zoo Crew. The run/walk was followed by award presentations and a food fest inside. Cancer survivors were also honored during the event.
The event is held in conjunction with the Sports Zoo and Halftime Sport's Bars efforts to benefit the Carbon-Tamaqua unit of the American Cancer Society.
The results were as follows:
Dave Barachie was the overall male winner with a time of 18:58.
Lyndsey Gallagher was the overall female winner with a time of 20:02.
Behind them was:
Male: 2. Lenny Ogozalek 3. Robert Muscovitch 4. Jason Setlock 5. TJ Parambo
Female: 2. Delana Nalesnik 3. Lisa Georgis 4. Cathy DeGiosio 5. Sami Vavra
1. Susie Bortnick 2. Delmar Phillips
14 and under
Female: 1. Tia Ketchledge
15 -20 age group
Male: 1. Hunter Davidyack
21-27 age group
Male: 1. Justin Christman 2. Craig Fyler
Female: 1. Courtney McCarroll, 2. Jamie Hartz
28-33 age group
Male: 1. Adam Ridgedell 2. Conrad Flynn
Female: 1. Katie Boccella
34-40 age group
Male: 1. Brent Reabold, 2. Brian Marhon, 3. Tom Vermillion
Female: 1. Jennifer Lobasso, 2. Andrea Parambo, 3. Christine LeClair
41-45 age group
Male: 1. Blase Marchetti, 2. Chris Kruslicky
Female: 1. Barbara Lawson, 2. Monique Hofford, 3. Monica Akins
46-50 age group
Male: 1. Stephen Boccella, 2. Del Phillips; Female 1. Dorrine Welsch 2. Larissa Vertz
62-69 age group
Male: 1. John Hartzog.
70+ age group
Male: 1. Wally Rosahoc.
Male: 1. Jeff Knutson 2. Arthur Williams 3. Jared Soto 4. Bobby Dobosh 5. Delmar Phillips
Female: 1. Devin Parambo, 2. Lisa Hiles, 3. Margie Parambo, 4. Judy Midas, 5. Mariann Garfield.